Jones to replace Wallace at Richard Petty Motorsports for 2021 NASCAR Cup

Erik Jones has signed for Richard Petty Motorsports to replace Bubba Wallace in the famed #43 car for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series. Jones has signed a multi-year driver agreement with the team, to drive the number made famous by NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty. “It is an incredible honour to have Richard Petty … Read more Jones to replace Wallace at Richard Petty Motorsports for 2021 NASCAR Cup

McLaren “strongly believes” in its new F1 aero package

McLaren says it “strongly believes” its new Formula 1 aerodynamic package is exactly what is needed to fight back against its closest rivals, despite Carlos Sainz Jr’s recent doubts. Sainz had exclusive use of the new aero package at the Eifel Grand Prix, but was left unconvinced that it was a step forward as he … Read more McLaren “strongly believes” in its new F1 aero package

Stroll reveals positive COVID-19 test after F1 Eifel GP

Racing Point Formula 1 driver Lance Stroll has confirmed that he tested positive for COVID-19 after the Eifel Grand Prix, but he is fit to race in Portugal this weekend. The Canadian is the second driver to test positive after his own team-mate Sergio Perez was forced to miss the British and 70th Anniversary Grands … Read more Stroll reveals positive COVID-19 test after F1 Eifel GP

New Hyundai i20 N Rally2 machine set for mid-2021 homologation

The first examples of Hyundai Motorsport’s newly-unveiled World Rally Championship support series challenger are set to be delivered to customers next summer once an “extensive testing” programme has been completed. The Alzenau-based squad claims the new Rally2 car will continue the success enjoyed by its R5 predecessor, with key development work to be overseen by … Read more New Hyundai i20 N Rally2 machine set for mid-2021 homologation

The headache Verstappen is giving Red Bull – F1 – Autosport Plus

For lap after lap in the Eifel Grand Prix, it was the same story: the two Mercedes cars shot past Autosport’s media centre vantage point parallel to the pit straight, chased relentlessly by a single rival. Of course, Valtteri Bottas’s off-track mistake and then MGU-H-induced retirement ended the metronomic feeling to the opening phase of … Read more The headache Verstappen is giving Red Bull – F1 – Autosport Plus

Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award winner Hoggard has F1 test

Johnathan Hoggard has completed his first Formula 1 test as part of his prize for winning the 2019 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award. Hoggard won the Award, which also includes a prize of £200,000, after impressing in MSV Formula 2, Ligier LMP3 and Aston Martin GT3 machinery last year. INSIGHT: … Read more Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award winner Hoggard has F1 test

Ocon’s form versus Renault F1 teammate Ricciardo “not a disaster” – Abiteboul

Renault Formula 1 team principal Cyril Abiteboul says Esteban Ocon’s form is “not a disaster” and has backed his driver amid a difficult 2020 season. Check out the Crash F1 YouTube channel – CLICK HERE After claiming Renault’s first podium in nine years at the Nurburgring and thanks to a streak of top six finishes, … Read more Ocon’s form versus Renault F1 teammate Ricciardo “not a disaster” – Abiteboul

MotoGP Aragon GP “painful” for KTM – Espargaro

Pol Espargaro says the MotoGP Aragon Grand Prix was “painful for KTM” after no RC16 rider made it into the top 10 for only the second time this season. Espargaro qualified 12th and couldn’t make any inroads on that position in the race, finishing behind team-mate Brad Binder. The Spaniard says everything “started to bend” … Read more MotoGP Aragon GP “painful” for KTM – Espargaro

Isaac Vinales steps up to WorldSBK for 2021 with Orelac Kawasaki

Isaac Vinales, younger brother of MotoGP title contender Maverick Vinales, will make his WorldSBK debut in 2021 after sealing a deal to graduate from the Supersport ranks with Orelac Verdnatura Kawasaki. The 26-year old Spaniard has just completed his second season in the intermediate production-based class having switched to WorldSSP in 2019 after several years … Read more Isaac Vinales steps up to WorldSBK for 2021 with Orelac Kawasaki

Formel E statt CART: Wird Vancouver-Stadtkurs wiederbelebt?

(Motorsport-Total.com) – Während sich die Formel E auf ihre erste Saison mit WM-Status vorbereitet, gibt es für die darauffolgende Saison 2022 Bestrebungen, nach Kanada zurückzukehren. Als Austragungsort ist allerdings anders als in der Saison 2016/17 nicht mehr Montreal, sondern Vancouver im Gespräch. © Motorsport Images Start zum Molson Indy Vancouver der CART-Saison 2004: Paul Tracy führt … Read more Formel E statt CART: Wird Vancouver-Stadtkurs wiederbelebt?